Unitrexate 50mg Injection

પ્રિસ્ક્રિપ્શન જરૂરી છે

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Introduction

Unitrexate 50mg Injection is a medicine used for treatment of cancer in various parts of the body such as breasts, head, neck, lungs, blood, bone, lymph, and uterus. It may be used with other medicines as part of combination therapy.

Unitrexate 50mg Injection is given under the supervision of a healthcare professional and should not be self-administered. Your doctor will decide what dose is necessary and how often you need to take it. This will depend on what you are being treated for and may change from time to time. You should take it exactly as your doctor has advised. Taking it in the wrong way or taking too much can cause very serious side effects. It may take several weeks or months for you to see or feel the benefits but do not stop taking it unless your doctor tells you to. You should avoid drinking alcohol as it may increase your risk of liver damage.

The most common side effects of this medicine include nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, abdominal pain, tiredness, and mouth sores. Your doctor may advise you to take folic acid to reduce some of these. If they do not go away or get worse, tell your doctor. There may be ways of preventing or reducing these effects. It is a very strong medicine and some people may develop serious side effects while taking it. This medicine may lower your ability to fight infections and lead to problems with your blood, liver or kidneys. Your doctor will advise you regular blood tests to check for these.

Before taking it, tell your doctor if have stomach, liver, or kidney problems or are taking any medicines to treat infections. Many other medicines can affect, or be affected by, this medicine so let your healthcare team know all medications you are using. This medicine is not recommended during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. It may harm your baby. You and your partner should avoid becoming pregnant or fathering a child for several months after your treatment with it has stopped. Your doctor may perform several tests such as blood tests, X-rays and physical examinations both before and during treatment with this medicine.

ના ઉપયોગો (Uses of Unitrexate Injection in Gujarati)

  • રુમેટોઇડ આર્થ્રાઇટિસ
  • સોરાયસિસ (ચાંદી જેવી ભીંગડાવાળી ત્વચાની ફોલ્લી )

ની આડઅસરો (Side effects of Unitrexate Injection in Gujarati)

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Unitrexate

  • ઉબકા
  • ઊલટી
  • ભૂખમાં ઘટાડો
  • પેટમાં દુખાવો
  • યકૃત એન્ઝાઇમમાં વૃદ્ધિ
  • સ્ટોમેટાઇટિસ

કેવી રીતે વાપરવું (How to use Unitrexate Injection in Gujarati)

તમારા ડોકટર કે નર્સ તમને આ દવા આપશે. કૃપા કરીને જાતે દવા લેવી નહીં.

કેવી રીતે કામ કરે છે (How Unitrexate Injection works in Gujarati)

Unitrexate 50mg Injection is an anti-cancer medication. It works by blocking an enzyme (dihydrofolate reductase) involved in DNA synthesis in cancer cells. This slows the growth of cancer cells and eventually kills them.

ચેતવણીઓ (Safety Advice in Gujarati)

આલ્કોહોલ
અસુ‌રક્ષિત
Unitrexate 50mg Injection સાથે આલ્કોહોલનું સેવન જોખમકારક છે.
સગર્ભાવસ્થા
અસુ‌રક્ષિત
ગર્ભાવસ્થા દરમિયાન Unitrexate 50mg Injection નો ઉપયોગ કરવો અતિ જોખમકારક નીવડી શકે છે.
માનવીય અને પ્રાણીઓના અભ્યાસ ગર્ભાશય પર નોંધપાત્ર નુકસાનકારક અસર દર્શાવે છે. કૃપા કરીને તમારા ડૉક્ટરની સલાહ લો.
સ્તનપાન
અસુ‌રક્ષિત
Unitrexate 50mg Injection ધાવણ આવે તે દરમિયાન ઉપયોગ કરવા અસુ‌રક્ષિત છે. ડેટા સૂચવે છે કે દવાને કારણે શિશુને વિષાલુતા થઈ શકે અથવા માતા એવી અવસ્થાથી પીડાય છે જેમાં સ્તનપાન કરાવવાની સલાહ નથી.
ડ્રાઇવિંગ
અસુ‌રક્ષિત
Unitrexate 50mg Injectionથી તમને ચક્કર આવી શકે, ઊંઘ આવી શકે છે અથવા તમારા દ્રષ્ટિને અસર થઈ શકે છે. તમારી દ્રષ્ટિ સ્પષ્ટ ન થાય ત્યાં સુધી વાહન ડ્રાઇવ કરશો નહીં
કિડની
ચેતવણી
મૂત્રપિંડ રોગના દર્દીઓમાં $ med_name $ નો ઉપયોગ સાવચેતી સાથે થવો જોઈએ. Unitrexate 50mg Injection ના ડોઝ સમાયોજનની જરૂર પડી શકે. કૃપા કરીને તમારા ડૉકટરની સલાહ લો.
લિવર
ચેતવણી
યકૃત રોગના દર્દીઓમાં $ med_name $ નો ઉપયોગ સાવચેતી સાથે થવો જોઈએ. Unitrexate 50mg Injection ના ડોઝ સમાયોજનની જરૂર પડી શકે. કૃપા કરીને તમારા ડૉકટરની સલાહ લો.

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નિષ્ણાત સલાહ

  • Unitrexate 50mg Injection helps treat various types of cancer such as blood cancer, bone cancer, non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL), breast cancer, lung cancer, head and neck cancer, cervical cancer, ovarian cancer and testicular cancer.
  • Take it once a week, on the same day every week.
  • Drink plenty of liquids to stay hydrated while taking this  medication.
  • Always take folic acid as advised by your doctor. This will help lessen the side effects of this medicine.
  • It may take 6 to 8 weeks for Unitrexate 50mg Injection to work. Keep taking the medication as prescribed.
  • Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it may increase the risk of side effects.
  • It can be harmful to an unborn baby. Avoid pregnancy for at least 6 months after your last dose.
  • Your doctor may get regular blood test done to monitor your kidney function, liver function and level of blood cells in your blood.

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Q. Can Unitrexate cause mouth ulcers?

Yes, Unitrexate can cause a sore mouth and mouth ulcers as side effects in some cases. Taking folic acid along with this medicine may help in reducing the ulcers. Ask your doctor if the dose can be reduced as dose reduction may further help in reducing the ulcers.

Q. Why do I have to take folic acid with Unitrexate?

Folic acid is required to make new cells in the body and Unitrexate decreases the folic acid levels in the body. Folic acid can help reduce some of the common side effects of Unitrexate such as mouth ulcers, hair loss, nausea, heartburn, abdominal pain, fatigue, anemia and liver problems.

Q. Why do I need to take regular blood tests while taking Unitrexate?

Regular blood tests will help your doctor to check your response to Unitrexate and monitor you for side effects. You will need to regularly check your liver function and your blood counts (white blood cells, red blood cells and platelets). Your doctor may also order additional tests depending on the results.

Q. Can Unitrexate use make me more prone to infections?

Unitrexate may decrease the activity of your immune system. As a result, you may develop serious infections. There have been rare reports which suggest occurrence of serious lung infections with Unitrexate use. If you have an active infection, Unitrexate should be used with extreme caution.

Q. Can Unitrexate affect fertility?

Yes, Unitrexate may affect fertility in both males and females. It may cause a decrease in sperm count in males and menstrual disturbances in females. No need to worry, these effects are reversible and disappear once the therapy is discontinued.

Q. What to do if I am planning to become pregnant and my husband is taking Unitrexate?

You should avoid pregnancy if your husband is taking Unitrexate. Also, it is advised that pregnancy should be further avoided for a minimum of 3 months after the therapy as it can lead to serious fetal abnormalities.

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